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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Converter Area of Concern
Date Thu, 31 May 2001 12:02:20 GMT
Tim Vernum <> wrote:

> From: Stefan Bodewig []
>> >>Not entirely, at least for the two interpretations I've given,
>> >>they belong to (2) as well.  If I define a new task/type, I may
>> >>need a custom converter.
>> > 
>> > Possibly but should we allow/encourage that sort of action?
>> How would I use my new data type if I cannot supply a converter for
>> the ${} expansion of it?  Yes, I think we should allow that.
> What sort of data-types are people likely to use?

I have no idea, just don't want to restrict them when it is not really

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